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Chris Salzberg · August, 2008

Writer/translator/web developer living in Tokyo, Japan. Between April 2007 and March 2009, I was the Japanese language editor for Global Voices. Follow me on Twitter or check out stuff I've done on github.

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Latest posts by Chris Salzberg from August, 2008

18 August 2008

Japan: To Japanese women, WaiWai was sexual harassment

Since it exploded on the Japanese Internet less than two months ago, the scandal at Mainichi surrounding the newspaper's former English-language column “WaiWai” has taken on epic proportions. While much...

14 August 2008

Japan: Debate over Google Street View continues

Less than two weeks after Google rolled out Street View in Japan, debate continues in the blogs over whether the new service is an appropriate match for Japanese culture and...

8 August 2008

Japan: Letter to Google about Street View

One year after its debut in the United States, Google's Street View has arrived in Japan, where it is already drawing criticism. Despite the company's generally positive image in this...

6 August 2008

iSummit2008: The Japanese-English divide

The 2008 iSummit in Sapporo, Japan ended last week after three days of keynotes and lab sessions on open content and open culture. Blogger Shinya Ichinohe (shinyai), who attended the...

Japan: CNET article on Mainichi scandal sparks huge response

4 August 2008

Japan: Blogger takes FCCJ to task over WaiWai editorial

Japan: Toyota's Just-In-Time System and the Akihabara Killings (Part 2)

In the first part of this two-part series, we translated the first half of a blog entry by blogger boiledema, who presented a very personal perspective on the Akihabara massacre...

1 August 2008

iSummit2008: A Quick Recap

iSummit 2008, the yearly gathering of iCommons held this year in Sapporo, Japan, finished up today after three days of presentations and discussions on open content and open culture. Talks...

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